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Please present tour voucher to ground operator upon arrival to reconfirm your tour day and to confirm tour departure time and other details. You will have an opportunity to select a preferred tour date at time of booking; however , tours pre-purchased online are not pre-reserved for a specific date. Child rates, where applicable, will display at time of booking and vary according to age.
*** Rates below are subject to change, are for general information and may vary slightly by season and/or hotel selected. Exact prices will be provided at time of booking. ***

Catamaran Beach Hopping

 
Catamaran Beach HoppingSet sail from Dock Maarten marina to the south coast of this beautiful island on a comfortable catamaran. On the route, you’ll pass through Little Bay and Sunset Beach – well known for its proximity to Princess Juliana International Airport, and you’ll reach La Samanna. Here you’ll have free time to explore the underwater landscape with a snorkeling adventure. Fall in love with the colorful marine life! Continue this sensational tour enjoying the service of the friendly crew, tropical rhythms, snacks and a well-stocked open bar, including champagne and the traditional rum punch. Upon arrival to the French side of the island, St. Martin, you’ll visit Baie Rouge or Happy Bay, depending on weather conditions. Use your free time here to swim, sunbathe on the deck or live one more snorkeling adventure. It’s your choice! The next stop will be at Calmos Café, a famous French restaurant on Grand Case beach where you will enjoy a glass of wine and a delicious 3-course meal. When you finish, take a tranquil stroll along the seashore and relax with the sound of the waves, before setting sail for Baie Orientale. Located close to Caye Verte, here you can take incredible photos and enjoy a last dip around a floating bar. To close this unforgettable Farewell Tour, sail back to Dock Maarten having a spectacular sunset as scenario.

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approx 8 hours for activity (approx 8.5 hours total duration)
Operates: Friday
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, meal, non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks/open bar, snacks or box lunch, snorkel equipment, safety equipment.
Not Included: Tips, souvenirs
Activity Level: Moderate
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes, sunglasses, hat or cap, biodegradable sunscreen. Bring swimsuit, towel, extra cash. The itinerary may vary depending on the weather conditions.

Sky Explorer Tour & 360 View (min age 3)

 
Sky Explorer Tour & 360 View (min age 3)Each adventure at Rainforest Adventures Park begins in this restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. The Museum tells the powerful story of Trace Wilson, who was born into slavery on the property in 1818 and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. You will see depictions of what life was like on a plantation and learn about the customs, traditions, lifestyle, and stories that earned Sint Maarten the nickname ‘The Friendly Island.’ Embark on the Soualiga Sky Explorer for the approximately 25-minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill, one of St. Maarten’s highest elevations at 1,125 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts and a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop, showcasing 360-degree views of the island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla. When you are ready to descend, simply aboard the Soualiga Sky Explorer and enjoy the scenic trip down the mountain. After this fun-filled adventure, souvenirs and attraction photos are available for purchase in the gift shop or, if you prefer, Emilio's Restaurant, nestled among authentic antique colonial walls, offers a menu of classic favorites with a new twist.

Meeting Point: Hotel lobby*; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approx 3.5 hours for activity (approx 5 hours total duration)
Operates: Sundays
Tour Inclusions: Transportation* (from Sonesta Maho only), entrance fees, Soualiga Sky Explorer, museum visit.
Not Included: Transportation* from resorts other than Sonesta Maho, food, beverages, souvenirs, photos/videos, additional services available for purchase, tips.
Activity Level: Moderate
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes, hat or cap, sunglasses, walking shoes, biodegradable sunscreen. Bring extra cash, insect repellent. Children must be able to sit on their own and must be accompanied by an adult. They are not permitted to sit in laps, be in 'packs' or anything that straps them to an adult. Please note this is an outdoor facility and guests should be prepared for the weather.

Flying Dutchman (please see restrictions)

 
Each adventure begins in this restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. The museum tells the powerful story Trace Wilson, who was born into slavery on the property in 1818, and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. You will see depictions of what life was like on a plantation and learn about the customs, traditions, lifestyle and stories that earned St. Maarten the nickname ‘The Friendly Island.’ Embark on the Soualiga Sky Explorer for the approximately 25-minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill, one of St. Maarten's highest elevations at 1,125 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts and a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the island, including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla. A brief orientation will prepare you to fly down the mountain on The Flying Dutchman, the world’s steepest zip line! You’ll be attached to a flight line in a harnessed chair, launching you on the 1050-foot drop in elevation over 2800 feet to experience the ride of a lifetime! After your fun-filled adventure, souvenirs and attraction photos will be available for purchase in the gift shop. And nestled among authentic antique colonial walls, Emilio’s Restaurant offers a menu of classic favorites with a new twist.

Meeting Point: Hotel lobby*; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approx 3 hours for activity (approx 5 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transporation* (from Sonesta Maho resort only), entrance fees, safety equipment
Not Included: Transportation* from any resort other than Sonesta Maho, food, beverages, photos, souvenirs, additional services available, videos, tips.
Activity Level: Active
Recommendations/Notes: Wear hat or cap, sunglasses, walking shoes and suitable clothing for the activity (longer shorts recommended for harness). Long hair should be tied back for zipline. Bring sunscreen, extra cash for personal expneses, insect repellent. Recommended for ages 13+. Height requirements: minimum 52", maximum 80". Weight range: minimum 100 lbs, maximum 275 lbs. The activity is not recommended for pregnant women or those with heart, back or neck problems. Please note this is an outdoor facility and guests should be prepared for weather conditions. Recommended for ages 13+.

The Big Three (please see restrictions)

 
The Big Three (please see restrictions)This is the ultimate package to experience all attractions Rainforest Adventures Park has for you! Begin this adventurous day in a restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. The Museum tells the powerful story of Trace Wilson, who was born into slavery on the property in 1818, and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. See depictions of what life was like on a plantation and get to know about the customs, traditions, lifestyle, and stories that earned St. Maarten the nickname ‘The Friendly Island.’ Afterward, let the fun begin! Embark on the Soualiga Sky Explorer for the approximately 25-minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill, one of St. Maarten’s highest elevations at 1,125 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts and a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop, showcasing 360-degree views of the island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barths and Anguilla. After your orientation at the transfer station, put on your safety equipment and harness system and be ready to experience the thrill of a zipline flight over the Sentry Hill ridge. You’ll then board a lift to the top of Sentry Hill where a brief orientation will prepare you to fly down the mountain on the world’s steepest zip line, The Flying Dutchman! You’ll be attached to a flight line in a harnessed chair, launching you on the 1050-foot drop in elevation over 2800 feet to experience the ride of a lifetime! To complete your top-to-bottom thrill ride, the Soualiga Sky Explorer will take you to the Schooner Ride Station where you’ll surf down the mountain in an inner tube through the curves and straightaways of a specially designed track. After your fun-filled adventure, souvenirs and attraction photos will be available for purchase in the gift shop. If you worked up an appetite, Emilio’s restaurant, nestled among authentic antique colonial walls, offers a menu of classic favorites with a new twist.

Meeting Point: Hotel lobby*; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approximately 4.5 hours for activity (approx 6 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation* (from Sonesta Maho Resort only), entrance fees, safety equipment, zipline flight, The Flying Dutchman Surf down the mountain on an inner tube, Soualiga Sky Explorer ride, museum
Not Included: Transportation* from any resort other than Sonesta Maho, food, beverages, photos/videos, souvenirs, additional services available, tips
Activity Level: Active
Recommendations/Notes: Wear hat or cap, sunglasses, walking shoes, clothing suitable for the activity (longer shorts recommended due to zipline harness). It's recommended that long hair be tied back during zipline. Bring biodegradable sunscreen, insect repellent. Recommended for ages 13+. Height requirement: minimum 52", maximum 80". Weight restriction: minimum 100 lbs, maximum 275 lbs. These activities are not recommended for pregnant women or those with heart, back or neck problems. Please note this is an outdoor facility and guests should be prepared for weather conditions. Recommended for ages 13+.

Sky Explorer and Schooner (2 Rides) (please see restrictions)

 
Sky Explorer and Schooner (2 Rides) (please see restrictions)Experience two of the most thrilling attractions of Rainforest Adventures Park: Soualiga Sky Explorer and Schooner Ride! Discover why this gorgeous island is also known as “The Friendly Island” by visiting a restored plantation house, built in the 1700s. The museum tells the powerful story of Trace Wilson, who was born into slavery on the property in 1818, and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. Here you’ll see depictions of what life was like on a plantation and you’ll get to know about the customs, traditions, lifestyle, and stories of St. Maarten. Minutes later will be time to enjoy this destination’s landscapes from above on the fabulous Soualiga Sky Explorer! This 25-minutes cable car ride will take you to the top of Sentry Hill, one of St. Maarten’s highest elevations at 1,125 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts and a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the island, including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla. To complete your top-to-bottom ride, the Soualiga Sky Explorer will take you to the Schooner Ride where you’ll surf down the mountain in an inner tube! Glide down through the curves and straightaways of a specially designed track. Let the adrenaline flow! After your fun-filled adventure, souvenirs and attraction photos are available for purchase in the gift shop; as well as the classic dishes of Emilio’s Restaurant, nestled among authentic antique colonial walls.

Meeting Point: Hotel lobby*; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours for activity (approx 5 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation* (from Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino only), entrance fees, safety equipment
Not Included: Transportation* from any resort other than Sonesta Maho, food, beverages, photos/videos, souvenirs, additional services available for purchase, tips.
Activity Level: Active
Recommendations/Notes: Wear hat or cap, sunglasses, walking shoes, suitable clothing for the activity. Bring biodegradable sunscreen, insect repellent, extra money for personal expenses. Height range: minimum 52", maximum 80". Weight range: minimum 100 lbs, maximum 275 lbs. The activities are not recommended for pregnant women or those with heart, back or neck issues. Please note this is an outdoor facility and guests should be prepared for weather conditions.

Sky Explorer and Sentry Hill Zipline (please see restrictions)

 
Sky Explorer and Sentry Hill Zipline (please see restrictions)Begin this great adventure at the museum of a restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. There you’ll find the powerful story of Trace Wilson, who was born into slavery on the property in 1818, and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. See depictions of what life was like on a plantation and discover the customs, traditions, lifestyle, and stories that earned St. Maarten the nickname ‘The Friendly Island’. Reach one of St. Maarten’s highest elevations at 1,125 feet, on the approximately 25-minute ride of Soualiga Sky Explorer. The experience encompasses two chairlifts and a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the island, including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla. Take a brief stroll to the transfer station. After an orientation and once with your safety equipment fastened, be ready for your exhilarating Sentry Hill Zip Line flight over the mountain ridge. To complete your thrill ride, enjoy a final trip on the Soualiga Sky Explorer to see the panorama of the beautiful Emilio Wilson Estate unfolding as you glide over the mountain to the base area. After your fun-filled adventure, the souvenirs and your photos of each attraction will be available for purchase in the gift shop; as well as the menu of classic favorites with a new twist of the colonial restaurant Emilio’s.

Meeting Point: Hotel lobby*; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours for activity (approx 5 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation* (from Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino only), entrance fees, safety equipment, Sky Explorer ride, Sentry Hill Zipline
Not Included: Transportation* from any resort other than Sonesta Maho, food, beverages, photos/videos, souvenirs, tips
Activity Level: Active
Recommendations/Notes: Wear hat or cap, walking shoes, suitable clothing for activity (longer shorts recommended with zipline harness). It is recommended that long hair be tied back during zipline. Bring biodegradable sunscreen, insect repellent, extra money for personal expenses. Height range: minimum 52", maximum 80". Weight range: minimum 100 lbs, maximum 275 lbs. The activities are not recommended for pregnant women or those with heart, back or neck issues. Please note this is an outdoor facility and guests should be prepared for weather conditions.

Sentry Hill Zip Line & Schooner Ride (please see restrictions)

 
Sentry Hill Zip Line & Schooner Ride (please see restrictions)The amusement at Rainforest Adventures Park begins in a restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. The museum tells the powerful story Trace Wilson, who was born into slavery on the property in 1818, and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. You will see depictions of what life was like on a plantation and learn about the customs, traditions, lifestyle, and stories that earned St. Maarten the nickname “The Friendly Island”. Embark on the Soualiga Sky Explorer to mid-station for the Schooner Ride, where you’ll surf down the mountain in an inner tube! Challenge the curves and the straightaways of a specially designed track to flow the fun and the adrenaline! Hop back on Soualiga Sky Explorer and glide up to the mountain ridge of Sentry Hill. After your orientation at the transfer station, you will put your safety equipment and harness system for your Sentry Hill Zip Line flight over the mountain ridge! To complete your bottom-to-top experience, glide on Soualiga Sky Explorer to the top of Sentry Hill, one of St. Marten’s highest elevations at 1,125 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts and a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the island, including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla. When you are ready to descend, simply board the Soualiga Sky Explorer for a last scenic trip down the mountain. After your fun-filled adventure, souvenirs and your photos of each attraction will be available for purchase in the gift shop. Nestled among authentic antique colonial walls, Emilio’s Restaurant offers a menu of classic favorites with a new twist.

Meeting Point: Hotel lobby*; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approximately 4 hours for activity (approx 5.5 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation* (from Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino only), entrance fees, safety equipment, zipline adventure, Schooner Ride
Not Included: Transportation* from any resort other than Sonesta Maho, food, beverages, photos/videos, souvenirs, additional services available, souvenirs, tips
Activity Level: Active
Recommendations/Notes: Wear hat or cap, sunglasses, walking shoes, suitable clothing for the activity (longer shorts recommended with zipline harness). It is recommended that long hair be tied back during the zipline. Bring biodegradable sunscreen, insect repellent, cash for personal expenses. Height retrictions: minimum 52", maximum 80". Weight restrictions: minimum 100 lbs, maximum 275 lbs. The activities are not recommended for pregnant women or those with heart, back or neck problems. Please note this is an outdoor facility and guests should be prepared for weather conditions.

ATV Adventures Single (min age 18)

 
Get ready for an exciting off-road adventure with this ATV Adventures tour around St. Maarten. Discover the French and Dutch sides of the island on a powerful 400cc ATV that will take you to the heart of the island's wilderness. Enjoy panoramic views of the jungle and incredible vistas. Feel closer to nature as you leave roads and cities behind. Reach the edge of the forest edge and drive over the sand on the beautiful and famous Orient Beach. This is an adventure you will always remember!

Meeting Point: Hotel lobby; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approximately 4 hours for activity (approximately 4.5 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation to hotels, Guide, Safety equipment and "ATV Map" (Drive your own ATV, Visit the French and Dutch sides of the island and Drive on the beach)
Not Included: Meal, Non-alcoholic drinks, Alcoholic drinks/Open bar, tips, souvenirs, personal expenses
Activity Level: Moderate
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes, Use biodegradable sunblock, Bring extra cash, Wear water proof shoes, Bring a camera. Price is per ATV. Kids from 6 to 17 years must be accompanied by an adult. For the pick up details, please confirm with your representative. Up to two people per ATV.
Requirements for drivers: Valid Driver's license and 18+ years old.

ATV Adventures Double (min age 6) (must be booked for two people per ATV)

 
Get ready for an exciting off-road adventure with this ATV Adventures tour around St. Maarten. Discover the French and Dutch sides of the island on a powerful 400cc ATV that will take you to the heart of the island's wilderness. Enjoy panoramic views of the jungle and incredible vistas. Feel closer to nature as you leave roads and cities behind. Reach the edge of the forest edge and drive over the sand on the beautiful and famous Orient Beach. This is an adventure you will always remember!

Meeting Point: Hotel lobby; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approximately 4 hours for activity (approximately 4.5 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation to hotels, Guide, Safety equipment and "ATV Map" (Drive your own ATV, Visit the French and Dutch sides of the island and Drive on the beach)
Not Included: Meal, Non-alcoholic drinks, Alcoholic drinks/Open bar, tips, souvenirs, personal expenses
Activity Level: Moderate
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes, Use biodegradable sunblock, Bring extra cash, Wear water proof shoes, Bring a camera. Price is per ATV. Kids from 6 to 17 years must be accompanied by an adult. For the pick up details, please confirm with your representative. Up to two people per ATV.
Requirements for drivers: Valid Driver's license and 18+ years old.

Full Day Eco Tour (min age 3)

 
Full Day Eco Tour (min age 3)Full Day Eco Tour is a 6-hour speed-boat tour around the island of St. Maarten, under the command of skilled Captains. This tour keeps the number of guests small, for a more personal and exclusive experience. Discover the best that St. Maarten has to offer in this amazing tour, both on the surface and below it! Visit Creole Rock and its amazing snorkel spots, the uninhabited island of Tintamarre and its unbelievable white-sand beach, and Pinel with its turquoise shallow waters. Plus you'll get to explore small secluded bays no one else is able to reach. Then enjoy a great meal in a French restaurant with your choice of food. Do not forget the famous lowland area and Maho Beach, where you can see planes landing and taking off. Dare to experience the trip of a lifetime!

Departure Time/Location: Hotel lobby; time varies by hotel.
Activity Duration: Approx 6.5 hours for activity (approx 7.5 hours total duration)
Operates: Daily
Tour Inclusions: Transportation, meal, alcoholic drinks/open bar (except at the restaurant), snorkel equipment, snack.
Not Included: Tips, drinks in the restaurant, souvenirs, nature reserve fee (per person).
Activity Level: Moderate
Recommendations/Notes: Wear comfortable clothes, sunglasses. Bring swimsuit, towel, extra cash, camera, biodegradable sunscreen. Nature reserve fee is not included in the price. Not recommended for infants under the age of 3 due to the nature of the tour. Not suitable for pregnant women.

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